Main role: Research on LY disease and in vitro propagation of resistant genotypes, molecular techniques related to phytoplasma detection and genetic characterization, survey of phytoplasmas in plants, LY resistance screening/germplasm performance trials and LY resistant coconut techniques.
Description: CICY is a public Research Centre that is part of a system of research institutions of the National Council for Research and Technology of Mexico (CONACYT). CICY focuses on basic and applied research, technology development and innovation on different areas related mainly to plants: natural resources, natural materials, biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, alternative energy resources and hydrogeology. CICY is also engaged in capacity building at different levels including postgraduate studies.
Contact person:Dr. Carlos Oropeza | Researcher | email@example.com